BREAKING: Punxsutawney Man Charged in Aggravated Assault Incident

BELL TOWNSHIP – A 41-year-old Punxsutawney man, Joseph A. Edwards, is facing charges in an aggravated assault case, according to Punxsutawney-based state police.

Edwards allegedly struck the victims’ vehicle in the rear during an incident that occurred at 6:20 p.m. Thursday on Route 36 near Pine Tree Road in Bell Township.

State police say that upon impact, a Punxsutawney couple – who arrived at the scene in a separate vehicle – subjected two of the three victims to unwanted physical contact.

Edwards was charged through the district court. Other charges are currently pending, however.

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